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Navel Gazing

According to Webster’s Dictionary, navel gazing means this:  Useless or excessive self-contemplation. It’s part of our dialect and culture now (obvious from all those “reality” shows on nearly every channel) or as Wikipedia says, we use it in “jocular fashion, to refer to self-absorbed pursuits.” It comes from the word, Omphaloskepsis, “the contemplation of one’s … Continue reading

Almost Summer

It’s almost here, summertime.  In some parts of the country I know you’re already feeling it.  From talking to my peeps in the South, it’s in the 90’s.  Where I am right now, it’s cloudy and in the 60’s.  The North has some pretty close to perfect early summers.  Later on, it’ll get hot and … Continue reading

Monday Musings and Motivations — Part Thirty-Nine — Ah-h-h

I normally write these weekly posts focused around a real word, not a sound.  So many slang words have made their way into our culture, dialect and even Webster’s, but not ah-h-h. I did Google it (seriously is there anything you can’t Google) and I found a few definitions. The Dictionary of interjections, defines it … Continue reading

My Excellent Adventure — A Quick Road Trip

Okay, so I set myself up for this.  Committing to going somewhere at least once a week to seek out adventure or at the very least, explore something new. Tuesday was a gorgeous day here.  Sunny, blue/white skies, temps in the high 40s.  I thought a road trip was in order so I jumped in … Continue reading

Monday Musings and Motivations — Party Thirty Eight — Exploration

Sometimes we have to get outsides ourselves to explore what’s really going on inside. I used to be an avid explorer.  I’d sign up for a class just to find out more about a subject I didn’t know much about.  I was more spontaneous, sometimes getting up early in the morning to take a two … Continue reading

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